Let’s keep working together to stay safe
We’re committed to keeping you and our colleagues protected, please be respectful and considerate to each other. Due to close proximity, please wear a face covering unless medically exempt. Contact us to hear about the latest safety measures at our practice or to discuss your pet care needs.
Safe collection of medication available
We are now able to offer safe collection of your pet’s medication and flea and worm preventative mediations. Please contact us to find out more.
Your pet’s flea and worm preventative treatment delivered to your door
We are now offering our Complete Care Health Plan clients flea and worm preventative treatments delivered safely to your door. Please contact us to find out more.
Meet the team
Head Veterinary Surgeon
Larisa has worked at the practice since 2014 and has been a qualified veterinary surgeon since 2011.
Larisa is a new Mum to her little boy and also has Tails, the Pomeranian, Milli the Bengal and Sheli the Cornish Rex. Larisa is famous for her one-liners and quirky sense of humour.
What is your favourite animal and why?
Dog because they are always pleased to see you.
What pets do you have and what are their names?
14 Huskys! Fox, Henna, Little one, Pheobe, Rogue, Ruby, Rupert, Sheba, Sully, China, Cassie & Arwen
What's the best pet name that you've ever come across?
What is your favourite famous animal?
What's your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animal is a cat. I have owned them all my life and I find them comforting and adore them.
If you were to win the lottery, what would you spend it on?
If I won the lottery I would rescue cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, buy a nice house and have a few holidays.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I became a veterinary nurse to help care for animals and to help people in understanding the wellbeing and welfare of animals. I love my job and working with a great team!
If you could meet any famous person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
If I were to meet someone famous it would have to be a few people. Ben Shepherd as he loves his animals and Steve Irwin as I have keen interest in reptiles and also Sir David Attenborough.
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Hi my name is Lisa.
My nursing career started in 2003 at a veterinary hospital in Middlesbrough where I completed my training to become a qualified nurse. In 2008 I moved to Vets4pets (Durham) where I spent the next 11 years. Following a short break in private practice I returned to Vets4pets this time joining the lovely team at Bishop Auckland in Dec 2018 and now joining Vets4Pets Darlington in 2021.
I have a keen interest in small furies especially rabbits and guinea pigs and I am currently undertaking my city and guilds certificate in exotics.
I have acquired lots of rescue pets over the years and I currently own 6 rabbits, countless Guinea pigs, a one eyed pug, a 13 year old Labrador, 2 tortoises and 2 cockatiels.
I am looking forward to meeting you all.
Tracy has been at the practice since 2016. She deals with the administration duties and also helps cover reception. Tracy has Buddy, a little Cockerpoo that was brought into the practice seriously ill.
Buddy was nursed back to health by our vets and nurses and was then adopted by Tracey. Buddy is full of life and holds a special place in all of our hearts. Call in and have a chat with Tracey, she will always be happy to see you.
Head Receptionist / Client Care
Jayne has been at the practice since 2015. She is a highly knowledgeable and respected member of the team who is popular with our clients.
She is kept busy at home with her ‘gang,’ Mabel the Cavachon, Teddy the Cavapoo and Kitty, Poppy and Sassy the cats. She is a pro at care plans! Pop in and have a chat with her.
Megan joined our team in 2018 as a receptionist and is a valued member of staff.
Megan has a soft spot for spaniels and is a ‘spaniel Mum’ herself to Bracken, a springer spaniel and Milo, a Sprocker. These two take up most of her spare time and energy.
Sally joined out team in 2018 as a part time receptionist. In the short time she has been working with us she has already adopted a stray kitten that needed a new home.
Margo has made herself very comfortable with Sally’s other two cats and her Miniature Schnauzer Monty. Sally is always smiling and happy to help.
Receptionist/ Client Care
Receptionist / Client Care
Vets4Pets Darlington is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!
The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!
Emergency coverEven if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
Operating TheatreAn operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
Isolation UnitA special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.
UltrasoundGenerates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
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BiochemistryAllows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
In-house LaboratoryA range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
X-RayGenerates digital 2D images of bones and internal organs.
PrescriptionsWe can provide written prescriptions upon request.
Health PlansDesigned to cover all the regular pet care essentials such as vaccinations and flea and worm prevention, whilst saving you money.
Pet PassportTrained Official Veterinarian vets to issue Pet Passports, Fit to Fly letters and rabies serology tests.
AnaestheticGeneral anaesthetic enables us to perform many procedures kindly and safely for your pet.
DentistryThe treatment and prevention of dental disease
MicrochippingA microchip can help retrieve lost pets
Complete Care Senior
Flea & Worm Pack
Out of hours
c/o Jacqui Patersons Veterinary Surgery
Preston Farm Industrial Estate
Tel: Telephone: 01642 217 605
Standard consultations before 9pm start from £172.50. Standard consultations after 9pm start from £222.00.